Vocabulary Reference

Session 1 - Exam skills

diminish
decrease; become less

technique
method of doing something using a skill

source
something that supplies information

Session 2 - News Review

death toll
the number of dead people due to an incident

obliterate
completely destroy

havoc
chaos

Session 3 - Pronunciation in the News

Pronouncing 'proposed'

Two syllables: pro-posed

Stress the second syllable: pro-POSED

's' is pronounced /z/

In phonemic script: /prəˈpəʊzd/